Supv - Respiratory - RRAL in Gadsden, AL at Riverview Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    600 South 3rd Street
    Gadsden, AL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2020

Job Description

Responsibilities Leads and directs the technical personnel, activities and equipment of the Adult Cardiopulmonary services. Promotes healing of acutely ill patients whose cardiac or pulmonary systems have been compromised through illness or injury through the provision of respiratory care, diagnostic testing, providing for the psycho-social needs of the patient, and patient education. Encourages and enhances the progression and efficient operation of the Cardiopulmonary Services Department. Treats patients from newborn, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle, and older adults. When requested, assists day-to-day operations of the Cardiopulmonary Department, referring out-of-the �ordinary issues to the Manager and/or Medical Director, as appropriate. Provides diagnostic testing to the patient to help optimize the total care given. Performs arterial punctures for blood gas analysis; knowledge in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and quality control of ABG analyzers. Abilities to use mechanical ventilators, bi-level ventilation equipment, peak flow meters, ability to perform respiratory assessment. Education and Work Experience
  1. Valid State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required.
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist certification from the NBRC
  4. Minimum of 5 years of acute care experience.
  5. NRP certification preferred.
  6. PALS certification upon hire and maintain current.
  7. ACLS certification upon hire and maintain current.
  8. Starting October 1, 2014 Associates Degree required for all new hires.
  9. Bachelor's Degree Preferred.

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